Thursday, August 6th
This morning Twitter, the exploding social media microblog, was down due to an DOS (Denial of Service) attack as reported from Twitter.
The service was down for approximately 1,5 hours from 6:46 to 8:15 PDT.
FROM TWITTER STATUS PAGE:
Ongoing denial-of-service attack
We are defending against a denial-of-service attack, and will update status again shortly.
Update: the site is back up, but we are continuing to defend against and recover from this attack.